Regiment : 1st Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment
Service number : 7537
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds aged 27 on 20th October 1914
Buried : Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium, Panel 35 and 37.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Wolverhampton
Memorial : Stourbridge Old Swinford Hospital School
Additional information on the memorial: South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 20 October 1914. Age 27.
Fred Blewitt was born on 11th February 1887, the son of Joseph and Charlotte Blewitt. He entered Old Swinford Hospital on 16th June 1896 and left the school on 16th December 1902 to go to his father to learn sand getting.
Source for additional information: Old Foleyans Remembered Casualties of WW1 published by the Old Foleyans Association, October 1998.
Fred Blewitt has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.